HEALTH & LIFESTYLE
New findings from Brigham and Women's Hospital scientists show promising results in treating aggressive brain cancer glioblastoma with a virus specially designed to infect cancer cells and stimulate an anti-tumor immune response.
Boston's Jamaica Pond has been closed due to a suspected cyanobacteria bloom, prompting homeowners and park visitors to be cautious around the water. This form of algae poses serious health risks if swallowed or in some cases of direct contact on skin. The BPHC is cooperating with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) to determine when the water will be safe again for residents and visitors.